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  • Still have presents to wrap? The Ames Free Library has you covered this holiday season. From Monday, December 10 - Friday, December 21, reduce your holiday stress...
  • We're now helping our community connect to more local events! Keep track of everything going on in Easton with the free Burbio community calendar. You can create a personalized...
  • Find out more about this quick and easy project HERE.
  • Need to print from your mobile device or laptop? No problem! Our patron printer is now Wi-Fi enabled. Just email your document or image to ...
  • What is a Library of Things? Well, it is exactly what it sounds like: a collection of physical items available for you to borrow just like a book! We know, it sounds awesome, and...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Dec 13
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
10:30am - 12:30pm
Learn to create a digital collage in Photoshop with the use of the library's scanner, learn basic skills, repair old... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Expand your horizons with TED Talk Thursdays. TED Talks are recorded presentations that last 20 minutes or less on wide... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
6:00pm - 8:00pm
"The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick's (... Read More
Fri, Dec 14
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to share mindfulness skills and meet other folks with contemplative practices? Welcome to an open, peer-to-peer... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
10:30am - 11:00am
Come and hear illustrator Chris Joseph read this charming tale of a little 'pishy' with anxiety issues! Together with... Read More
Mon, Dec 17
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 3 to 5 working on... Read More
Tue, Dec 18
10:30am - 11:00am
Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms is a fast-paced storytime with songs, rhymes, and stories to keep them occupied... Read More
Wed, Dec 19
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles! This group is best for pre-walkers from 0 to 15 months old. Caregivers and babies... Read More
Thu, Dec 20
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Stories and Songs is perfect for children about age 3 to 5 working on... Read More
Thu, Dec 20
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. In these sessions, Alex will tutor those who need help with math... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
6:00pm - 8:00pm
"The story follows Rachel Chu (Wu), an American-born Chinese economics professor, who travels to her boyfriend Nick's (... Read More
Sat, Dec 15
10:30am - 12:30pm
It’s time to take control of your days and direct them to where you want them to go. In this Self Improvement training... Read More
Sat, Dec 15
11:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can... Read More
Sat, Dec 15
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Join #FearlessFit for a fresh start. Boards and other materials will be provided but people are... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
10:30am - 11:00am
Come and hear illustrator Chris Joseph read this charming tale of a little 'pishy' with anxiety issues! Together with... Read More
Sat, Dec 15
10:30am - 12:30pm
It’s time to take control of your days and direct them to where you want them to go. In this Self Improvement training... Read More
Sat, Dec 15
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Join #FearlessFit for a fresh start. Boards and other materials will be provided but people are... Read More
Fri, Dec 21
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in anytime between 1- 4 PM for some quiet coloring. There will be a large community coloring table, individual... Read More
Mon, Dec 24
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 1:00 pm to accommodate festive caroling.
Tue, Dec 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Tuesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.